Minister Mark: Breaking Barriers & Supporting Tech Professionals
The Honorable Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training and Minister Responsible for the ASTT Act is the first woman from a First Nation to be sworn into B.C.’s legislature. Melanie is Nisga’a, Gitxsan, Cree, Ojibway, French and Scottish. ASTTBC congratulates Minister Mark and intends to develop strong working relations for the ASTT Act & Technology Professionals as well as supporting First Nations Technology Training via First Nations Career Council.
Minster Mark took the time to drop by the ASTTBC table at the Britannia Science World Community Science Celebration on Jan 27th. The Minister learned a bit about ASTTBC members in her conversation with ASTTBC’s Manager, Executive Initiatives, Jacqueline deRaadt.